Category Archives: Women and Abortion Regret

Woman who worked at mental hospital says many patients had abortions

A woman named Kae who worked in a mental hospital says: “During the years that I worked in a psych unit of the hospital, I encountered many depressed women who had abortions and kept their emotions about it buried. The … Continue reading

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Women used the word “baby” after their abortions

A pro-choice woman wrote the following after having an abortion: “I’ll never forget being with three women, or six women actually. When three of them woke up, they had a general anesthesia, three of them said such things as, “Where’s … Continue reading

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Survey of Post-Abortion women reveals emotional turmoil

Lisa Arnold compiled the following statistics in 2002 and 2003 from over 200 postabortion women. She works in a crisis pregnancy center, and this is taken from the women who came to her who had past abortions.   My decision … Continue reading

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Pro-Life speaker comments on “aggressive” post-abortion women

A woman who speaks publicly about abortion’s painful aftereffects on women wrote: “I learned to take the aggression of the pro-choice women until their pain comes through. During the talks I gave, it was the women who did the screaming … Continue reading

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Abortionist on women’s reactions after abortion

Julius Fogel, abortionist and psychiatrist: “There is no question about the emotional grief and mourning following an abortion… Many come in [to the office, even years later] – some are just mute, some hostile. Some burst into crying… There is … Continue reading

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Counselors say women regret abortions many years later

Counselors Dennis and Matthew Linn, SJ and Sheila Fabricant M. Div write: “Our experience in our healing prayer confirms that women who choose to abort a child grieve for their babies. We have often prayed with women who, many years … Continue reading

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British Victims of Abortion inundated with letters from postabortion women

Pro-life activists Melanie Symonds and Phyllis Bowman from British Victims of Abortions (BVA),  write: “The plan has always been ultimately to provide a national telephone helpline along with one-to-one counseling with group backup. Another area which opened up was the opportunity … Continue reading

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Survey: most post-abortion women wouldn’t want to abort again

The post-abortion organization, Open Arms, has been gathering information from abortive women since 1986. These items from their ongoing survey reflect data released in the spring of 1997: Reason for Abortion Social: 82% Economic: 9% Health: 5% Life: 1% Rape: … Continue reading

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Counselor comments on “spiritual agony” of abortion

Theresa Burke, who has worked with hundreds of postabortion women: “The psychological and spiritual agony of abortion is silenced by society, ignored by the media, rebuffed by mental health professionals, and scorned by the women’s movement. Postabortion trauma is a serious … Continue reading

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Abortion clinic counselor: women experience grief after abortion

Antonia Clissa, abortion counselor: “If they choose to terminate the pregnancy, there is the loss of parenting the potential life… Some women may not have any associated grief at the time and may experience it many years later or not … Continue reading

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